Next to the coffee shops and the red light district, Amsterdam is also well known for its exciting and varied nightlife. In this city you might face the problem of choosing what to do within the vast range of options rather than finding a hip place to go out. For every taste in music there is a great number of venues, dance festivals and club nights to enjoy your night out in Amsterdam. Whether you would like to spend the night with friends over some beers and cocktails in a bar or dance the night away to your favourite music, in this city you can have it all.
Leidseplein and Rembrandtplein
You can find plenty of bars and clubs in and around these two squares in the city center of Amsterdam. Do some pub-crwaling or check out one of the popular clubs such as Escape or Jimmy Woo
Next to being of one of Amsterdam's most popular club locations, the venue also offers an interesting range of cultural and musical events.
Lijnbaansgracht 234A, 1017 PH Amsterdam
MON-SUN depending on event
A hip club with urban vibes and jazzy soulful music that also has a stage for live performances. Every night there is a varied programme with different DJ's and talented bands.
Spuistraat 2 HS, 1012 TS Amsterdam
MON-THU 8pm to 3am
FRI-SAT 8pm to 4am
SUN 3pm to 9pm
This former school bike storage was transformed into a very successful nightclub with a vast programme of live music and clubbing events.
Doctor Jan van Breemenstraat 1, 1056 AB Amsterdam
Pub-crawl like an Amsterdammer
If you want to do proper pub-crawling like a local, you should definitely try one of these three parts of the city where you can find a great number of cool local pubs and bars:
De Pijp - Amsterdan Zuid (South)
Javastraat - Amsterdam Oost (East)
Westergasterrein - Amsterdam West
Amsterdam Dance Event
For five days in October you can dance and party to electronic music in 120 of the best clubs in Amsterdam and discover more than 2000 artists from all around the globe.
In lots of clubs in whole Amsterdam
This festival takes place in July bringing a two-day musical celebration to Amsterdam's NDSM Wharf.
NDSM Wharf, Amsterdam North